Clashes between Tatmadaw troops and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) flared in three northern Shan State townships on Wednesday, the ethnic armed group has announced.
“The counter-attacks of Myanmar [Burmese] security forces against extremist terrorists and the government’s undertakings to provide assistance to the people are strongly welcomed.”
“The state counsellor will explain the true situation to the world,” said government spokesman Zaw Htay.
A judge has sentenced a Rangoon resident to eight days in jail for public disorder after he entered a residential neighborhood and threatened to kill all Muslims in the vicinity.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the UN Security Council on Wednesday urged Burmese authorities to end violence against the majority-Buddhist country’s Rohingya Muslims that has forced some 400,000 people to…